The Official U.S. Maple Syrup Almanac -- 2017 Alamanc_2017 - Page 21

Maple Syrup Taps, Yield and Production: 2015-2017 Number of taps (1,000 taps) Connecticut Yield per tap (galllons) Production (1,000 gallons) 2015 2016 2017 2015 2016 2017 2015 2016 2017 85 85 86 0.224 0.224 0.233 19 19 20 Maple Syrup Price and Value: 2015-2017 Average Price/Gal (dollars) 2015 2016 87.2 69.5 Connecticut Value of production (1,000 dollars) 2017 * 2015 2016 1657 1321 2017 * * Price and value for 2016 will be published in Crop Production to be released June 2018 Maple Syrup Season: 2015-2017 Date Season Opened * Connecticut Date Season Closed ** Avgerage Season Length*** 2015 2016 2017 2015 2016 2017 2015 2016 2017 1-Feb 15-Jan 20-Jan 20-Apr 25-Apr 25-Apr 27 34 42 * Approximately the first day sap was collected. ** Approximately the last day sap was collected. *** The average number of days sap was collected. Maple Syrup Bulk Prices: 2015-2016 Bulk All Grades (dollars/pound) Connecticut Bulk All Grades (dollars/gallon) 2015 2016 2015 2016 2.2 — 24.1 — Maple Syrup Retail Price by Size of Container: 2015-2016 Gallon (dollars) Connecticut 1/2 Gallon (dollars) Quart (dollars) Pint (dollars) 1/2 Pint (dollars) 2015 2016 2015 2016 2015 2016 2015 2016 2015 2016 65 60.3 36.9 33.7 20.7 20 13.3 11.8 8.7 6.8 Maple Syrup Wholesale Price by Size of Container: 2015-2016 Gallon (dollars) Connecticut 1/2 Gallon (dollars) Quart (dollars) Pint (dollars) 1/2 Pint (dollars) 2015 2016 2015 2016 2015 2016 2015 2016 2015 2016 59.1 56.6 32.4 — 19.8 17.2 11.8 11 7.3 6.5 Maple Syrup Percent of Sales by Type: 2015 - 2016 Retail Connecticut Wholesale Bulk 2015 2016 2015 2016 2015 2016 51 51 48 — 1 — — Withheld to avoid disclosing data for individual operations. Crop Production: Released June 9, 2017, by the National Agricultural Statistics Service (NASS), Agricultural Statistics Board, United States Department of Ag- riculture (USDA). U.S. Maple Syrup Almanac 2017 21